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[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Lena Zuniga, Program Officer for Bellanet 04 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Lena Zuniga talks how open source software competes with consumer culture in Latin America. She says that advertising in Latin America urges people to upgrade computers on a rapid cycle, leading the consumer to believe that the computer they have just purchsed is already obsolete...
Keywords: Lena Zuniga; Zuniga, Lena; Bellanet; Latin America; North America; economic development; developing countries; infrastrucuture; good enough; lower tier customers; price sensitive customers; DIY
Downloads: 239
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Marcelo Tas 07 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Marcelo continues talking about Brazilians love of tweaking technological solutions with limited resources. Brazilians even have a word for it: traquitana. (I hope I spelled that correctly. Someone please correct me if not). Marcelo gives the example here of favela (slum) dwellers using discarded lamps as TV antennaes...
Keywords: Marcelo Tas; Tas, Marcelo; Telecultura; Sao Paulo; Brazil; Brasil; DIY and freedom; overshot customers; customers too small for market leader; lower tier customers; Traquitana (Brazilian DIY)
Downloads: 140
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Marcelo Tas 06 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Marcelo continues his discussion of the similarities between the invention of the printing press and open source software. He also talks about the Brazilian love of do-it-yourself technology. Brazilians, he says, have a natural tendency to try to craft their own technical solutions, even if the country is a relatively poor country...
Keywords: Marcelo Tas; Tas, Marcelo; Telecultura; Sao Paulo; Brazil; Brasil; DIY and freedom; overshot customers; customers too small for market leader; lower tier customers; Traquitana (Brazilian DIY)
Downloads: 153
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Schwaebisch Hall IT Lead Horst Brauener 01 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Horst Brauener, the IT lead for the German City of Schwaebish Hall, which in German is sometimes called the "Linux City," due to the fact that most of the IT in the city runs on free open source software. In fact, in his interview with the DTP crew, Munich Mayor Christian Ude specifically refers to Schwaebisch Hall as an example of a city that has successfully...
Keywords: Brauener, Horst; Horst Brauener; Schwaebisch Hall; cheaper; customers too small for market leader; cost of open source software; low-end disruption; lower tier customers
Downloads: 175
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Lena Zuniga, Program Officer for Bellanet 06
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Lena Zuniga introduces herself for the record and tells us about the project that brought her to the conference in Porto Alegre, Brazil, where this footage was filmed. The Institute funding her research is the International Development Research Center in Canada. That institute wanted to know what is happening with free open source software in Latin America and the Caribbean; ...
Keywords: Lena Zuniga; Zuniga, Lena; Bellanet; Latin America; International Development Research Center; Canada; economic development; developing countries; Caribbean; infrastrucuture; good enough; lower tier customers; price sensitive customers; DIY; telecenters
Downloads: 177
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Amy Wohl, e-market maven 08 (2005) - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Amy Wohl talks about the role that the developing world plays in the competition between free open source software and Microsoft. She notes that in India, for example, only one tenth of one percent (0.1%) of the residents have a PC in their homes. She says that in this kind of situation, Microsoft does not have the advantages that it has in the developed world...
Keywords: Amy Wohl; Wohl, Amy; India; Microsoft and the developing world; lower tier customers; customers too small for market leader; open source in developing world; stakes are high
Downloads: 259
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Lena Zuniga, Program Officer for Bellanet 02 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Lena Zuniga talks about her research on the way that Latin Americans are using free open source software. She says that speakers of minority languages, which are languages that are spoken only by small groups, find free open source software lets them localize software in their langauge...
Keywords: Lena Zuniga; Zuniga, Lena; Bellanet; Latin America; North America; economic development; developing countries; Caribbean; infrastrucuture; good enough; lower tier customers; price sensitive customers; DIY
Downloads: 154
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Lena Zuniga, Program Officer for Bellanet 05 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Lena Zuniga essentially flips Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Abraham Maslow, of course, said that humans need to first cover their basics like food, shelter, and then move up to more advanced needs like entertainment and information. Lena begins by saying that telecenters are present throughout much of Latin America...
Keywords: Lena Zuniga; Zuniga, Lena; Bellanet; Latin America; economic development; developing countries; infrastrucuture; good enough; lower tier customers; price sensitive customers; DIY; Maslow's hierarchy of needs; Digital divide
Downloads: 556
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Marcelo Tas 08 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Marcelo continues his discussion of innovative ways that Brazilian companies and the Brazilian people are using open source software. He also responds to my quetions about whether we will see a digital tipping point, and if so, how quickly will it tip? That's about as much Brazilian Portuguese as I could understand...
Keywords: Marcelo Tas; Tas, Marcelo; Telecultura; Sao Paulo; Brazil; Brasil; DIY and freedom; overshot customers; customers too small for market leader; lower tier customers; Traquitana (Brazilian DIY)
Downloads: 117
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: John William Templeton looks at Free Open Source Software and African American culture and innovation 09 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 interview segments features John William Templeton, a widely published historian, journalist, and business commentator. John is president and executive editor of eAccess Corp...
Keywords: John William Templeton; Templeton, John William; Open Source In Developing World; WorldSpace; Lower Tier Customers; Sovereignty as a motivating factor for Free Open Source Migration; Obstacles To Free Open Source Software, Marketing; Africa; Lower Tier Customers; Free Software And Free Culture; native language support; Code As Creative Expression; Marketing, Linux commercials; IBM
Downloads: 949
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Lena Zuniga, Program Officer for Bellanet 01 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Lena Zuniga, a Program Officer for Bellanet International, a group which coordinates development with telecommunications in the developing world, from their base in Costa Rica. Lena's focus is Latin America and the Caribbean. In this snip, Lena says that free open source software is attractive to developing countries in Latin America and the Caribbean for seve...
Keywords: Lena Zuniga; Zuniga, Lena; Bellanet; Latin America; North America; economic development; developing countries; Caribbean; infrastrucuture; good enough; lower tier customers; price sensitive customers; DIY; Clayton Christensen; Christensen, Clayton; software commons; local economic development; keep the money at home
Downloads: 721
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: John William Templeton looks at Free Open Source Software and African American culture and innovation 10 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 interview segments features John William Templeton, a widely published historian, journalist, and business commentator. John is president and executive editor of eAccess Corp...
Keywords: John William Templeton; Templeton, John William; Obstacles To Free Open Source Software; User-friendly GUIs; Open Source In Developing World; WorldSpace; Lower Tier Customers; African Americans and technology; African Americans and Free Open Source Software; IBM; Microsoft as a Monopolist
Downloads: 295
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Hermann-Josef Pelgrim, Mayor of Schwaebisch Hall 02 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment is a continuation of segment 01 of the Mayor's interview. Here, Mayor Pelgrim picks up mid-sentence from segment 01 and talks about savings that the City received in fewer hardware cycles, and controling software upgrades as well. Mayor Pelgrim says that Schwaebisch Hall saved 200,000 Euros in 2002 and 2003 by moving to open source software...
Keywords: Mayor of Schwaebisch Hall; Hermann-Josef Pelgrim; Pelgrim, Hermann-Josef; Schwaebisch Hall; Linux City; kindergarten funding saved; savings; Cost of Open Source Software; China; Australia; Finland; Austria; word-of-mouth; domino effect; low-end disruption; lower tier customers; cheap; old hardware, open source and; fewer hardware cycles with open source
Downloads: 135
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Marcelo Tas 04 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Marcelo continues his discussion of Microsoft's public criticisms of the government of Brazil, which is arguably Microsoft's largest customer in South America. Marcelo then responds to my question about what are the recent big media events around software libre in the Brazilian and world media...
Keywords: Marcelo Tas; Tas, Marcelo; Telecultura; Sao Paulo; Brazil; Brasil; customers too small for market leader; lower tier customers; Microsoft as a monopolist; Microsoft and Brazil, conflicts; IBM; Oracle; business models for open source; financially sustainable open source; media images of open source
Downloads: 138
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Lena Zuniga, Program Officer for Bellanet 03 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Lena Zuniga talks about the environmental issues that concern Latin Americans. She said that to the extent that Latin America receives computers from North America, they are interested in receiving working computers, not junk. She says that her experience in working with computer technologists in Latin America is that these Latin Americans don't want to be perceived as the du...
Keywords: Lena Zuniga; Zuniga, Lena; Bellanet; Latin America; North America; economic development; developing countries; Caribbean; infrastrucuture; good enough; lower tier customers; price sensitive customers; DIY; collective property; family computers; social computers; social software; culturally relevant software; tragedy of the anti-commons; piracy; copyright infringment; old hardware & open source; DIY and freedom
Downloads: 200
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Amy Wohl, e-market maven 04 (2005) - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. I really find Amy to be very engaging. She's got a great voice, and she never says "um" or "uh" or "like". In this segment, Amy explains how IBM is using commodity Linux to sell services, by adding value on tope of commodity open source software. IBM versus Microsoft is, of course, a theme that runs through our footage, because Microsoft is using FOSS to disrupt Microsoft in the same way that...
Keywords: Amy Wohl; Wohl, Amy; Messman, Jack; Jack Messman; rising tide of open source disruption; good enough; lower tier customers; Microsoft as a monopolist; Microsoft history; SaaS; SaaS, IBM; Sun Microsystems and OpenOffice; Water line of FOSS commoditization always rising; IBM versus Microsoft; Microsoft versus IBM
Downloads: 263
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Amy Wohl, e-market maven 05 (2005)
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Amy Wohl points out that open source software is not limited to just operating systems, but also is present in applications, such as OpenOffice.org's competition with Microsoft Office. She says that it is not easy to tell what market share an application like OpenOffice.org has, because it is possible to do multiple installs legally from a single disk...
Keywords: Amy Wohl; Wohl, Amy; Messman, Jack; Jack Messman; rising tide of open source disruption; good enough; lower tier customers; Microsoft Office; OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org as a replacement for Microsoft Office; IBM; Water line of FOSS commoditization always rising; IBM versus Microsoft; Microsoft versus IBM; business models for open source, support fees
Downloads: 310
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Mandriva CEO Jean Francois Boncilhon 03 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Jean Francois finishes his sentence from the previous snip, which he ends by saying that 45% of MandrakeSoft's revenues (at that time) were from North America. Here, he says that 20% of revenues came from France; 20% from the rest of Europe; and 15% from the rest of the world...
Keywords: Mandrake; MandrakeSoft; Mandriva; Boncilhon, Jean Francois; Jean Francois Boncilhon; Linux; GNU/Linux; open source plays well with proprietary software; Mandriva, hemispheric revenue breakdown; French Air Force; France Telecom; French Ministry of Equipment; Business models for open source, subscriptions; open source business models, licensing fees; SuSE; Red Hat; Cost of open source software; lower tier customers
Downloads: 706
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Sergio Amadeu, President of Brazil's tech agency 01 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Sergio Amadeu, who is the President of ITI Brazil, which is the Brazilian federal agency that answers to the President of Brazil on technological issues. In this snip, Sergio talks about how he came to head Brazil's ITI agency. He was responsible for creating telecenters in Sao Paulo, a city of 16 million people...
Keywords: Sergio Amadeu; Amadeu, Sergio; Brazil ITI; President of Brazil's technology agency; Sergio's history; Brazil, open source's history in; Brasil ITI; ITI; telecenters; telecentros; Sao Paulo, telecenters in; Sao Paulo, history of open source in; da Silva, Lula and open source; Lula da Silva, and open source; President of Brazil; Linux in telecenters; Mozilla in telecenters; OpenOffice.org in telecenters; overshot customers; lower tier customers; customers too small for market leader
Downloads: 343
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: John William Templeton looks at Free Open Source Software and African American culture and innovation 08 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 interview segments features John William Templeton, a widely published historian, journalist, and business commentator. John is president and executive editor of eAccess Corp...
Keywords: John William Templeton; Templeton, John William; Obstacles To Free Open Source Software; User-friendly GUIs; Open Source In Developing World; WorldSpace; Lower Tier Customers; African Americans and technology; African Americans and Free Open Source Software; King, Martin Luther and Free Open Source Software; Martin Luther King and Free Open Source Software; Malcom X and Free Open Source Software; X, Malcolm and Free Open Source Software; Jason Jackson; Jackson, Jason
Downloads: 298
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